A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 88 kilometers (55 miles) from Rio Claro in Trinidad and Tobago on Wednesday. All ids that are associated to the event: us1000eags. Unique identifier: us1000eags. Exact location of earthquake, -60.3856° West, 10.1773° North, depth 23.59 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 05:20:32 / 5:20 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 23/05/18 / 2018-05-23 09:20:32 / May 23, 2018 @ 9:20 am. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 23.59 km (15 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Sangre Grande, Rio Claro (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Trinidad and Tobago (c. 1 229 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 88 km (55 miles) from Rio Claro (c. 35 700 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Sangre Grande (c. 16 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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